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Trust and Rule
 
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Charles Tilly
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Trust and Rule

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Rightly fearing that unscrupulous rulers would break them up, seize their resources, or submit them to damaging forms of intervention, strong networks of trust such as kinship groups, clandestine religious sects, and trade diasporas have historically insulated themselves from political control by a variety of strategies. Drawing on a vast range of comparisons over time and...more
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Published October 7th 1999 by Cambridge University Press
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Charles Tilly was born on May 27, 1929 in Lombard, Illinois (a Chicago suburb), to an immigrant mother from Wales and into a working class family.Charles Tilly was one of the key figures in the establishment and institutionalization of the subfields of historical sociology, social science history, social movements, and contentious politics within contemporary social science. After a long and proli...more
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